January 18, 2019


The Calgary Stampeders have signed international running back Gerald Holmes.

Holmes originally signed with the Stamps on Oct. 24, 2018, and he spent one week on the practice roster.

Here is more information on Holmes:

Gerald Holmes
Running back
College: Michigan State
Height: 6.01
Weight: 231
Born: Nov. 15, 1994
Birthplace: Flint, MI

Holmes attended rookie mini-camps with the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and Indianapolis Colts in 2018 and then attended the Seahawks’ main camp. He played 39 games over four seasons at Michigan State and carried the ball 295 times for 1,302 yards and 14 touchdowns and added 29 catches for 220 yards and one score. Holmes rushed for a career-high 540 yards and eight touchdowns as a sophomore in 2015.